A half BILLION greenback prize is up for grabs in the to start with 2022 US Powerball drawing. The jackpot estimate was elevated today from $483 million to $500 million ($355.9 million funds worth) for the Saturday, Jan. 1 drawing. This will be Powerball’s very first drawing on New Year’s Working day in two years.
The Powerball jackpot was past hit in California in the Oct. 4, 2021 drawing when a single ticket gained a significant $699.8 million grand prize. That jackpot rated as the 5th major in Powerball history and the 7th premier in U.S. lottery record. Because then, there have been 37 drawings in a row with out a jackpot winner.